The best times to visit Playas for ideal weather are

May 28th to November 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Playas Travel Info

Weather in Playas


Average temperatures in Playas vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 24th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Playas, the hottest months are April, March, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid April where highs are regularly around 90.1°F (32.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.9°F (24.4°C) at night.

Playas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Playas Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Playas Perceived Temperature (F)


Playas Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Playas Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.1 79.6 74.6
Feb 87.4 80 75
Mar 88.4 80.9 75.5
Apr 88.8 81.3 75.7
May 87.6 80 74.3
Jun 86.1 78.3 72.7
Jul 85.2 77.1 71.4
Aug 85.2 76.1 70.3
Sep 86.7 76.7 70.5
Oct 86.4 76.5 70.6
Nov 86.9 77.3 71.4
Dec 89.4 80 73.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.6 26.4 23.7
Feb 30.8 26.7 23.9
Mar 31.3 27.2 24.2
Apr 31.6 27.4 24.3
May 30.9 26.7 23.5
Jun 30.1 25.7 22.6
Jul 29.6 25.1 21.9
Aug 29.6 24.5 21.3
Sep 30.4 24.8 21.4
Oct 30.2 24.7 21.4
Nov 30.5 25.2 21.9
Dec 31.9 26.7 23.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Playas are August, September, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Playas? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Playas.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Playas (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 31% 0 5.9
Feb 38% 0 8.8
Mar 29% 0 7.3
Apr 23% 0 5.2
May 6% 0 0.8
Jun 3% 0 0.5
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 1% 0 0.1
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 2% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 31 0 15
Feb 38 0 22.4
Mar 29 0 18.5
Apr 23 0 13.2
May 6 0 2
Jun 3 0 1.3
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 1 0 0.3
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 2 0 0.8


Humidity and Wind

Playas has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (54.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (67.3%).

Wind in Playas is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and November. September’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early October where average top sustained speeds reach 13.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Playas.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.3 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
May 4.8 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 7 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Sep 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65%
Feb 67.3%
Mar 65.4%
Apr 64.4%
May 64%
Jun 64.6%
Jul 63%
Aug 62.5%
Sep 60.1%
Oct 60.1%
Nov 57.6%
Dec 54.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Playas?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Ecuador; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Nov 20, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Playas, Ecuador is July, followed by January and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Playas in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 21.8 in November means 21.8% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Playas Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.2°F (31.8°C) and 86.3°F (30.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Playas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 85.3°F (29.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Playas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 85.4°F (29.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 1 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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